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Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion drives 2458km on single tank of fuel

Volkswagen has been entered into the Guinness Book of Records after completing the mother of all fuel economy runs and breaking the production car, single-tank economy record in a Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion. The car was driven by Gavin Conway from The Sunday Times who drove the distance using just 77.25 litres of diesel...

2011 Volkswagen Passat unveiled at Paris Motor Show

Volkswagen has just unveiled and released details of the next generation 2011 Volkswagen Passat at the Paris Motor Show. Volkswagen has also taken a couple of videos showing the car up close, for all of us who couldn't quite make it to France this week. The 2011 Volkswagen Passat takes on a more mature design, which Volkswagen says was styled on the Volkswagen Phaeton luxury car...

Volkswagen Golf 77TSI launched

Volkswagen Australia has expanded the Golf range with a new entry model starting from $21,990*. The Volkswagen Golf 77TSI makes use of the same engine found in the Polo 77TSI, meaning it will deliver 77kW and 175Nm of torque (1,550 to 4,100). The tiny 1.2-litre four-cylinder engine uses just 6.1 litre of fuel per fuel per 100km and emits 144 g of CO2 per km...

Volkswagen Golf GTI adidas edition to debut at Australian International Motor Show

Volkswagen has announced the release of its new special edition Volkswagen Golf GTI addidas edition which will officially debut at the Australian International Motor Show in a couple of weeks. The special edition gets added features which separate it from the normal GTI, making for an exclusive package of one of Volkswagen's best selling cars...

2011 Volkswagen Amarok to debut at Sydney International Motor Show

Update: Volkswagen Amarok Review. Volkswagen has announced the first public debut of the upcoming Volkswagen Amarok will occur at the Sydney International Motor Show in October. Although we've seen plenty of images and details of the new ute, Volkswagen has decided that Sydney will be the place to be to exhibit, in full detail, the new Amarok range...

Volkswagen Transporter and Multivan now with 4MOTION

Volkswagen has announced the Volkswagen Transporter 4MOTION and Volkswagen Multivan 4MOTION are now available at your local VW dealer. This means these vans are now available equipped with an all-wheel drive system. It's not the first time a van has been offered with such levels of grip and safety but it is the first time the drivetrain has been offered on a standard-height van from Volkswagen...

2011 Volkswagen Touareg R to get hybrid technology

Like the Volkswagen Golf R and R32, the Volkswagen Touareg performance model is expected and rumoured to be dropping the '50' from its previous R50 name and employing the simple 'R'. Reports say the Volkswagen Touareg R could also be powered by a high-output twin turbo V8 using hybrid technology...

Volkswagen Race Touareg 3 ready for 2011 Dakar Rally

Volkswagen has unveiled the vehicle it hopes will help it achieve a three-peat of the Dakar Rally in 2011: the Race Touareg 3. Following the success of the Race Touareg 2, which won the previous two rallies and became the first diesel-powered vehicle to win the event, Volkswagen says the new desert racer will be faster and more efficient than the old model, and retain its world-beating strength and durability...

2014 Volkswagen Passat Cabrio to replace Eos

Reports from the UK have found rumours that Volkswagen is thinking of producing a Volkswagen Passat Cabrio. Though, the car will be an all-new design and not simply a chopped version of the Passat sedan. Speculators are saying the Cabrio will replace the next generation Volkswagen Eos, which is scheduled to be launched in 2011...

Volkswagen Scirocco production reaches 100,000

Volkswagen has just signaled its 100,000th sale of the new Scirocco. Autoeuropa, the Automoveis plant in Portugal where the Scirocco is built, celebrated the milestone through the rolling out of a fully-optioned Volkswagen Scirocco R version in Rising Blue Metallic. The current model (third generation) is only going through its second year of sales, since being introduced in 2008...

Volkswagen Beetle Bio-Bug powered by human waste

Yes, it's come to the stage in human evolution that someone has found use in the contents of our toilet flushes. Meet the poo-powered Beetle by Geneco, UK. The team at Geneco specialise in recycling solutions you see, so they gave eco-friendly car building a crack. Called the Bio-Bug, the car essentially runs on the gas produced by human waste...